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China's Stock Market Suffers Biggest One-Day Fall Since 2007

August 24, 2015 9:39 am | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Global markets are likely to follow China down. 


Robot Car Crashes Need Police Oversight, Says Watchdog

August 21, 2015 3:28 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A watchdog group is asking California police and the Department of Motor Vehicles to investigate any crashes involving experimental autonomous cars.


Walmart Partners With Group To Offer Reshoring Assistance

August 21, 2015 3:21 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Walmart is adding the resources of the Illinois-based Reshoring Initiative.


We May Never Get An Apple Car

August 21, 2015 3:14 pm | by Jon Minnick, Editor | Blogs | Comments

What if they’re not actually making a car?


Four New Fires Erupt In China's Tianjin Port Disaster Area

August 21, 2015 3:08 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The fires burned where the massive warehouse explosions occurred last week.


Japan's Finance Minister Warns China On Currency Moves

August 21, 2015 3:03 pm | by Elaine Kurtenbach, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

A further devaluation of the yuan could put Japan in a tough spot.


Analysis Puts Coke Ahead Of Pepsi In Water Conservation

August 21, 2015 3:00 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The soft drink industry's biggest rivals each made substantial commitments to mitigate their use of fresh water.


Barrel Of U.S. Crude Drops Below $40

August 21, 2015 2:56 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Friday's fall was the latest indicator of a vast shift in the energy landscape.


First U.S. Tar Sands Mine Set To Open In Utah

August 21, 2015 2:52 pm | by Brady McCombs, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The impending opening of the nation's first tar sands mine has become another front in the battle across the West between preservationists and the energy industry.


Helium Crisis Averted? Scientists Pinpoint Potential New Reserves

August 21, 2015 10:08 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

These reserves of helium are critical as the current global supply continues to shrink.


Modern ERP: Greater Expectations

August 21, 2015 10:02 am | by Larry Korak, Industry & Solution Strategy Director, Infor | News | Comments

When you consider enterprise resource planning, what comes to mind? 


Colorado Brewery Out With Another Batch Of Count Chocula Beer

August 21, 2015 9:54 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Brewers used the cereal to make small batches of a beer called "Cerealiously."


Automotive Supplier Planning $150M Tuscaloosa Plant

August 21, 2015 9:49 am | by Phillip Lucas, The Associated Press | News | Comments

An automotive parts supply company based in India is planning to build a $150 million plant in Tuscaloosa and create 650 jobs. 


EPA Downplays Dangers Of Mine Spill, But Concerns Linger

August 21, 2015 9:43 am | by Matthew Brown, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Interior is conducting an independent review of the spill at the EPA's request. 


U.S. Safety Agency Probes Honda Accord Air Bag Failures

August 21, 2015 9:37 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Investigators are looking into how often the problem happens to decide if a recall is needed.


BP Settlement Money Flows To Governments In Far-Flung Places

August 21, 2015 9:30 am | by Michael Kunzelman, The Associated Press | News | Comments

BP finished making approximately $687.4 million in settlement payments to 383 local government entities in the five Gulf states.


Key Chinese Manufacturing Index Falls To 77-Month Low

August 21, 2015 9:23 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

China's manufacturing contracted this month adding to signs of economic weakness.


The Smart Home Of Our Dreams Is Almost Here

August 20, 2015 2:02 pm | by The Verge | Videos | Comments

Here's a look at the products manufacturers are integrating IoT technology into.


Labor Talks Bog Down In Steel Industry

August 20, 2015 1:58 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The United Steelworkers union turned up the heat on top steel producers this week amid contentious contract talks.


Utah Attorney General Investigates Colorado Mine Spill, Possible Long-Term Effects

August 20, 2015 1:45 pm | by Lindsay Whitehurst, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The 3 million gallons of waste could weigh on the state for decades.



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